Pesämaa, Ossi and Jonsson-Kvist, Anna-Karin and Hair Jr, Joseph F (2007): When Collaboration is Difficult: The Impact of Dependencies and Lack of Suppliers on Small and Medium Sized Firms in a Remote Area. Published in: World Journal of Tourism Small Business Management , Vol. 1, No. 2 : pp. 6-11.
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In order to ensure their success, small and medium sized firms should collaborate. This study reports on the perceptions of tourism firms in Eastern Norrbotten, Sweden, with regard to collaboration. The findings indicate a low level of collaboration and a lack of understanding of the dependencies among tourism firms, as well as the benefits of reciprocity.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||When Collaboration is Difficult: The Impact of Dependencies and Lack of Suppliers on Small and Medium Sized Firms in a Remote Area|
|Keywords:||Cooperation; remote geographical areas; failure; difficult; experience stratos|
|Subjects:||L - Industrial Organization > L2 - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior > L26 - Entrepreneurship
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C4 - Econometric and Statistical Methods: Special Topics > C42 - Survey Methods
A - General Economics and Teaching > A1 - General Economics > A14 - Sociology of Economics
|Depositing User:||I Pesämaa|
|Date Deposited:||12. May 2008 13:50|
|Last Modified:||23. Feb 2013 13:23|
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